Handling Phone Numbers: Best Practices for Developers

Handling Phone Numbers When building real-time and telephony communication applications, you will inevitably need to store phone numbers. Whether it’s input you get from FreeSWITCH, Asterisk, or via an API like Tropo or Twilio, phone numbers can be tricky to handle, parse, verify, store, and display in your application. Why Are Phone Numbers So Hard? […]

Putting the Can in CanCan

Continuing work on our favorite Rails authorization library As many of you have read, I am announcing the CanCanCan project, a continuation of the popular Rails gem CanCan. This effort is a collaboration of the CanCan community continuing Ryan Bates’ excellent work to date. This article is intended to serve as the release announcement as […]